Hocking Hills State Park

Logan, Ohio



Logan, Ohio
Phone: (740) 385-6842

Sites: 174
Recent Rate: $14 8/2016

Latitude: 39.438137540777
Longitude: -82.537696970284

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service no
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

17 Reviews

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped in a full hookup site for 3 nights. Having used our own bathroom facilities I cannot rate those, but I was told they were clean and well kept. Wonderful walking trails for the adventurous with beautiful views. Our site was paved and level, but got muddy off the pavement when it rained. Fortunately the picnic table was on a concrete pad, so the mud was easy to avoid. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
57
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

A nice state park, but you have to be selective with site choice because the park wasn't originally designed for today's modern units. The parking pads can accommodate most rigs, but not a toad or tow vehicle. Our camper fit, but we parked our tow vehicle in grass next to camper. There is a nice pool in the campground and the showers by the pool were updated and nice. The hiking trails here were spectacular at this state park (most hiking attractions / points of interest require you to drive to other areas within the park unless you are an extreme hiker and want to hike miles to get to the highlights). We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

We had Site 117, it was not level in any direction, very sloped. The area for table and fire ring was very sloped so not that usable. Sites were very close, electric only. Our site kept tripping off the 30 amp breaker so had to use an adapter and use the 50 amp outlet. There was only one water fill station that leaked more than it pumped to your rig. We usually like state park campgrounds but we left here after the first night. They charged $10 to process a refund for the remaining nights. We could have moved but no other sites available. Not impressed with Ohio State Park Campgrounds. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
117
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

The State Park is beautiful. They have a Lodge with a wonderful restaurant.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed 4 days in mid Oct. and had a wonderful time. The people working the camp office were friendly and very helpful. Our site was large compared to most of the other sites in this park. It was somewhat unlevel with a slope to the pad from front to rear but leveling the trailer is easily doable. Also the site itself -but not the pad- was quite sloped down to the fire ring picnic table area where it became fairly level. On the south side of the site -the awning side- was a stand of woods offering some seclusion from the next campsite and to the north the next site is quite close. Behind our site was a heavily wooded forest the we enjoyed exploring and hiking. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Tent Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
062
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

If you stay at this park you must hike the Old Man's Cave trails. It is one of the most visited and photographed areas of Ohio and for good reason -it is BEAUTIFUL. Ash Cave, Cantwell Cliffs, Conkles Hollow, and Rock House are nearby and also worth seeing, but the Old Man's Cave Trail is right next to the campground. Our site was about 200 yards from the Gorge Overlook Trail.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

Our site was on the loop by the water tower. It was big enough for a 34 foot 5th wheel and truck. We had a paved site that was nearly level and easy to back in to. They have only one bath house, and the site I picked was a long distance away (there are pit toilets nearer). Some of us drove to it; other hiked to it. The bath house was clean, but the design could have been better. It did not channel the water well and it got all over the place. It is a big campground with many kids who didn't always keep things as tidy as they might have. All in all it was nice enough and we had a pleasant time. Hocking Hills is a series of 6 different small parks; you generally drive from venue to another. You can walk from one to the other, but they are miles apart. The brochures brag so highly that I was let down a bit. It is a very nice attraction, but I expected so much that it couldn't live up to my expectations. I would go back again with more reasonable expectations. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Logan is about 20 - 25 minutes away. It is the nearest town for supplies and restaurants.

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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Great location for visiting the Hocking Hills scenic trails; in fact, Old Man's Cave Trail & parking lot is right next door. Good-sized campsites throughout the park. There are no water hook-ups, however some of the sites are next to the water tap and you can do a quick fill-up of your tank with a hose. Lots of trees behind most sites to provide some privacy. Some sites pads were on a slope due to the terrain. Visitors are allowed in for free which is a nice feature. Pools weren't yet open when we were there but looked inviting and clean. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     
Tips for other Campers:

Best trails: Old Man's Cave, Ash Cave, Cantwell Cliffs, Rock House & Conkles Hollow.

Great place to eat: Millstone Southern BBQ.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

Wanted to update this park since the latest update is rather old. We spent 4 days at Hocking Hills. It was a return outing after a 35 year absence. The rate reflects a 50% Ohio senior discount (Sunday-Thurs) The park has seen some improvements in the last 30 years, however, the sites are still close together, there are large drop-off spaces from the pads to the ground. That is an accident waiting to happen! The pads are OK for a popup and car, but unit larger would be a challenge to accommodate both. Most had a slight slope to the pads. The restrooms were typical SP issue with a quantity of bugs sharing all spaces. The restrooms were cleaned daily, but some of the faucets did not work correctly, and there were no HOOKS to hang your clothes, towel, etc. Hiking trails are the high point, however, staying on the trails is a must. Massive drop in height if you don't. There was a swimming pool at the campground, but not open while we were there (guards were in school) and was scheduled to close on Labor Day. Staff was helpful and polite. We were allowed to pick our site prior to registration. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Tent Trailer.

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Review Count: 71
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park with fairly level asphalt pads. Best suited to under 30'. 30 amp electric and no water at site. There are several water fill sites within park and two dump stations. We were there midweek so the campground was pretty empty. Restrooms were fair to poor. 1/2 mile walk to Old Mans Cave. It was empty for season but pool looked pretty nice. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our first time to the area, loved the area and the park. The trails are great. Our site was nice we had site 123, a bit of a decline/slope from the pad to the fire pit, however we liked it like that and it worked out great for us. We liked the sites in areas 3 and 4. We had dinner at The Lodge restaurant; it was one of the best brisket dinners I have had in a long time and at a very reasonable price. I would love to come back either in the fall or spring time. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2008 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Small camp sites with mostly narrow, uneven pads. Many pads have a dangerously steep drop off that could cause twisted or broken ankles, legs, or toes. Very little grass - mostly dirt and/or straw. Attractive because of the location - scenic Hocking County and within walking distance of Old Man's Cave or a short drive from many of the other caves and sites. We arrived on a Sunday afternoon and stayed for three nights. It wasn't until Tuesday that the over-flowing garbage dumpster RIGHT NEXT TO OUR TT was emptied. It was full when we arrived but people kept putting their garbage in it, on it and close to it. Because of the many sites worthy of visiting in the area, a lot of people use this campground - pop-ups, tents and antique TTs. A very busy campground and with close neighbors, it is seldom quiet. Dogs bark regularly and we saw no attempt at quieting them. This is one of Ohio's state parks we will not return to - we'll leave it for the many, many folks that have NO interest in quiet, peaceful, enjoyable camping. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2008 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Spent a week here in the spring. Is a wonderful Sate Park with plenty of local activities. The grounds are well maintained and the staff is very helpful and friendly. We would stay here again if our travels bring us to central Ohio. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2007 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Not very conducive to tent camping. Very crowded with motor homes, kids everywhere on bikes, the Buckeye game blaring from every RV. Giant blow ups of Brutus Buckeye: that kind of thing. Fine if you like it, but not the escape to the woods I was looking for. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Tent.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2007 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

We agree with all the positive comments from previous reviews as well as the negative comment as to shower design. The Old Man Cave area was so beautiful, - like scenery from Lord of the Rings. Next time we come we are going to get up early and take the trails there before it gets busy. Don't miss the other natural areas, - Ash Cave, Cantwell Cliffs, Cedar Falls, etc. We found the Conkles Hollow area was particularly beautiful. One final note: if you are travelling to the park from the south on highway 23, don't take highway 50 and then north at Allensville. It looks like the shortest way but there are no signs and the road north from Allensville is very winding, - easy to get lost. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2007 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a very nice and clean campground. Easy access to Old Man's Cave hiking area either by trail from the campground or by car on the main road. The playground areas were nicely maintained and the pool was fairly large and clean even on a hot and crowded day. The restrooms and showers were clean and despite the large number of campers, we never needed to wait for a shower. Some of the sites are pretty close together, although most were fairly shady. We had site 103 and it was a good location for us, but were thankful that no one was on the site next to us (102) as their pad was about a foot away from the back of our pad and at an angle. If someone had put a camper on that site, the back of their camper would have been about a foot away from the side of ours, so we would have definitely been cramped for space. If possible I would avoid those two sites when choosing a site! We would definitely return to this campground in the future. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Tent Trailer.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

This state park is real nice overall and in a great area of Ohio. There is a lot of easy walks, some a little tougher with stairs, to check out water falls (which were pretty dried up due to lack of rain) caves, etc. The swimming pool was nice too. We would have liked sites with a little more room, but the sites were adequate, the real downfall of this park is the bathrooms, I'm not sure what the designer of these bathroom/showers could not have been thinking (they looked relatively new), there was no real area for privacy while changing clothes, you had to undress in an area shared by all three showers, which was separated by a shower curtain to the entry area of the bathroom. The floor of the shower was open at the bottom so you would get splashed by anyone showering next to you which we didn't care for. We camped at Hocking Hills State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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